Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

WATCH RT's last interview with late 'Fidelito' Castro, Fidel's eldest son

Published time: 2 Feb, 2018 04:16 Edited time: 2 Feb, 2018 04:24 Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, the eldest son of Cuban revolution icon Fidel, took his own life after a battle with depression. Watch “Fidelito” talk about the fate of revolutions and revolutionaries, in this ‘Worlds Apart’ interview. A prominent nuclear scientist in Cuba, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart was also a believer in ...

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‘Facebook confronts pressure over cryptocurrency ads’

Facebook has to consider US and world politics, as well as the problem of liabilities and more government intervention, when it comes to dealing with the cryptocurrency market and fraud, experts told RT. The social media company announced Tuesday that it will block all advertisement promoting cryptocurrency products and services as a part of a policy “to better detect deceptive ...

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Car rams into pedestrians in Shanghai, China, 18 injured

Published time: 2 Feb, 2018 03:35 Edited time: 2 Feb, 2018 03:50 A minivan plowed into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai Friday morning leaving 18 people injured, three of them seriously. The minivan was carrying gas tanks and caught fire during the incident, according to witnesses cited by China’s People’s Daily. The cause of the crash is being investigated. Fire trucks ...

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Meetings with Russians all above board, Pompeo tells senators

CIA chief Mike Pompeo has said his meetings with Russian officials are entirely legitimate after his contacts with them were questioned by leading Democrats. At the end of January, it was reported that Pompeo had met with a number of senior Russian officials earlier in the month. They were named by some sources as intelligence chief Sergey Naryshkin and Aleksandr ...

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Meetings with Russians all above board, Pompeo tells senators

CIA chief Mike Pompeo has said his meetings with Russian officials are entirely legitimate after his contacts with them were questioned by leading Democrats. At the end of January, it was reported that Pompeo had met with a number of senior Russian officials earlier in the month. They were named by some sources as intelligence chief Sergey Naryshkin and Aleksandr ...

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Google’s Diane Greene says billion-dollar cloud revenue already puts them in elite company

It has long been believed that the big three in the cloud consisted of AWS, Microsoft and Google, with IBM not doing too badly either. But in its earnings call with analysts today, the company revealed it’s pulling in a billion dollars a quarter in combined cloud revenue. That’s a figure that Google’s Diane Greene says already puts her company ...

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Demon-busting: Irish priest calls for more exorcists

An Irish priest wants the Catholic church to increase the amount of exorcists in its ranks to combat evil which he believes is on the rise. The spooky religious practice dates back to the Dark Ages, when demonic possession was the go-to explanation for many problems, including mental illness. The practice is still very much alive within the Roman Catholic ...

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Google's parent company in talks to build massive data hubs in Saudi Arabia – report

Alphabet Inc. is reportedly negotiating a major deal with Saudi Arabia. The tech giant recently cracked down on RT in the name of democracy, but seems to be OK with Riyadh’s systematic human rights violations, at home and abroad. Senior executives of Alphabet, which owns Google, have reportedly been negotiating “for months” with representatives of the Saudi state oil giant ...

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Fidel Castro's son commits suicide – Cuban state-run media

Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, the son of Cuba’s revolutionary icon Fidel Castro has committed suicide after a battle with depression, Cuban state-run media has reported. Diaz-Balart, 68, the oldest son among Fidel’s 11 children, was being treated by a group of doctors for the depression he suffered in the final months of his life, various Cuban media outlets report. Diaz-Balart was ...

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iPhone sales numbers dipped slightly, but revenue is up courtesy of the iPhone X

As far as sales figures go, this last quarter wasn’t entirely rosy for Apple. During today’s earnings report, the company posted sales of 77.3 million iPhones, down just under a million from this time last year. Of course, that 78.2 million figure from 2017 represented a new record for the company. But Wall Street still expected another increase, up to ...

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